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7 KPIs to Track on Your Website Thumb.jpg

Not all key performance indicators (KPIs) are made equal, and some are much more important to keep track of than others.

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Content marketing is a key part of visibility online. But, unfortunately, not all content is made equal, and the wrong kind of content can actually hurt your online visibility.

In order to figure out how to create the right kind of content online, you need to learn how to avoid creating the wrong kind of content.

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Thanks to COVID — and the social distancing restrictions necessary to stop its spread — more and more retailers have had to make the transition to ecommerce.

Ecommerce has been the saving grace for small retailers across the country, but in order to make that transition online as smooth as possible, retailers need the right payment processing provider on their side.

The fact of the matter is that there are many, many different payment processing providers out there, but not all of them are made equal.

With something as important as processing payments, the last thing you want is to choose the wrong one. Luckily, there are a few things all great payment processing providers have in common.

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Having a beautiful ecommerce website is just the first step toward success online. You also have to make your products visible, and in order to do that, you need to learn how to optimize them properly for search engines.

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10 Tips to Make Your Blog More Reader-Friendly Thumb.jpg

Organic visibility is critical for successful small business websites. And, one of the best things you can do to make your website more visible in the organic search results is to start creating more content on your site.

Content creation is far from the only aspect of search engine optimization (SEO), but it’s an essential piece of the puzzle. One of the best ways to create more content on your website is to start blogging. Here are a few things you can do to make your blog more enjoyable to read.

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Why Product Reviews are Important & How to Get More Thumb.jpg

According to Inc., 91 percent of people are reading online reviews, and what’s more is that 84 percent of them trust reviews just as much as personal recommendations.

People rely on reviews to help them gain some kind of understanding of what a product is really like in person. When people are shopping online and can’t touch or experience a product first-hand, they rely on the experience of others to guide their purchasing decisions.

And, it’s typically not enough to have one or two reviews for each product. You want as many reviews as you can get, because potential customers want to read them, and they want the reviews they read to be current.

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The Business Benefits of Collecting Feedback Thumb.jpg

If you’ve ever received not-so-great feedback about your business, I don’t need to tell you that it’s not exactly fun. However, just because some of the feedback you get is negative, it doesn’t negate the benefits of collecting it.

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Having a beautiful website can go a long way for any small business, but only if the site is visible enough that potential customers will see it. That’s where Search Engine Optimization (SEO) comes in.

SEO is all about helping your site rank higher in the organic search results for relevant keywords, and it’s a critical aspect of a business’s long-term success online.

SEO isn’t the only way to make your website more visible. You could (and should) increase your visibility through search advertising, social media marketing and management, and by getting listed on the applicable review sites and directories, but a focus on SEO is the key to affordable, long-term visibility.

Although SEO is incredibly important, it’s also one of those things that’s highly misunderstood. Part of the reason for this is that Google’s search algorithm is always changing in an effort to continually improve the experience for its users. That means what worked to get your website ranked a month ago may not fly today.

The other big reason why there’s so much about SEO that’s...

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Having a great business website is a good start when it comes to building your online presence, but it’s just that — a start. A website is only as valuable as it is visible, and to make it visible, you need to promote it with digital marketing.

In addition to making your website more visible, you also want to establish a presence anywhere your potential customers are looking.

There’s a lot of competition online. Sometimes, the difference between securing a lead or not simply depends on being visible in the right place.

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How to Build a Strong Online Reputation Thumb.jpg

A local business’s online reputation is a critical part of its success online and off. People want to know that they can trust you before they decide to hire you, and they’ll look to your online reputation to determine whether or not you’re worthy of that trust.

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